Myanmar Times publishes epic takedown by sassy Sanchaung subscriber

The Myanmar Times took another step today in its ongoing journey to find itself when it published a letter to the editor that highlights several editorial decisions that have alerted readers of the paper’s shifting values. The author – an anonymous longtime subscriber living in Sanchaung – begins the letter by commending The Myanmar Times for ...

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Trevor Noah to Suu Kyi: ‘Try not to sound like Donald Trump’

Trevor Noah to Suu Kyi: ‘Try not to sound like Donald Trump’

From the outside, the story of what’s happening in Myanmar today must be hard to believe. As Daily Show host Trevor Noah put: “This shit is mind-blowing.” In November 2015,...

Wirathu regales racist crowd with anti-Rohingya standup routine [VIDEO]

Wirathu regales racist crowd with anti-Rohingya standup routine [VIDEO]

When you’ve built a career out of repeating a single opinion, you owe it to your supporters to try to make it interesting. That’s what Myanmar’s most famous Muslim-hating...

YRTA to take action against angry bus conductor who flashed her underwear at passing car (PHOTOS)

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Passenger drops 5000-kyat note into YBS cash box, driver uses social media to locate her and return the money

Passenger drops 5000-kyat note into YBS cash box, driver uses social media to locate her and return the money

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PHOTO: Facebook post warns drivers of metal nails maliciously hidden inside potholes

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Facebook post shows 5-kyat note in YBS cash box, calls out passengers who don’t pay full bus fares

Facebook post shows 5-kyat note in YBS cash box, calls out passengers who don’t pay full bus fares

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Pagoda breaks off and sinks into river due to heavy rainfall (VIDEO)

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PHOTOS: Check out this homemade YBS cash box

PHOTOS: Check out this homemade YBS cash box

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PHOTOS: This is how you defeat rainy season

PHOTOS: This is how you defeat rainy season

Look, we all know how gross and wet this time of year can get. When you’re out there trying to walk home through four inches of water, sometimes you have to get a bit creative....